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Roger Badcock, Printer, Barnstaple

Roger Badcock, Printer, Barnstaple 29 Holland St., Barnstaple, October 1973 More like this

Bill Hammond going home

Bill Hammond going home Newhouse, Ashreigney, July 1977 More like this

Reedcombing

Reedcombing Spittle, Chulmleigh, August 1987 More like this

Herbert Snell mending a sluice-gate at Head...

Herbert Snell mending a sluice-gate at Head... Kings Nympton, October 1978 More like this

Reedcomber in action, Westacott

Reedcomber in action, Westacott Riddlecombe, June 1974 More like this

Bill Folland and Bill Cooke 'skinning...

Bill Folland and Bill Cooke 'skinning... Colehouse,..., May 1977 More like this

Sue Mills, Unigate Milk Factory,...

Sue Mills, Unigate Milk Factory,... Torrington Milk..., August 1979 More like this

Church Sunday School parade

Church Sunday School parade Hatherleigh, 27 May 1976 More like this

John Moyes bottle-feeding lambs,...

John Moyes bottle-feeding lambs,... Chulmleigh near, April 1989 More like this

The shadow of Ashreigney church, early...

The shadow of Ashreigney church, early... Ashreigney Church, August 1983 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

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